Brexit: The perfect storm for UK guitar buyers?

Andertons, PRS and more react to the first weeks of trading.

“I’m interested in making a little world out of each song”: Wild Pink on channelling great songwriters on A Billion Little Lights

John Ross on why the New York indie-rockers have brought layers of sound and all manner of stringed instruments to the band’s new LP.

Tech Talk: How to set pickup heights

Many players replace their pickups before they’ve even experimented with the way their heights are set. Knowing how to do this could save you some money and unlock some authentic shoegaze tones into the bargain.

The Money Shot: Watch a close encounter with one of the first 100 Les Pauls ever made

We check out this golden wonder from 1952 in the latest instalment of The Money Shot.

You can now demo 150 pedals online for free with Thomann’s Stompenberg FX

Try out pedals from Boss, Walrus Audio, TC Electronic and more via your computer.

Bruce Springsteen’s charges of DWI and reckless driving dismissed

He pleaded guilty to “consuming alcohol in a closed area” and was handed a $500 fine.

1980s Radiohead demo cassette sells for £6,000

The cassette features unheard tracks and a handwritten note from Thom Yorke.

Godin announces the Montreal Premiere HT finished in Laguna Blue

Featuring a cedar core and a cherry body.

Roger Taylor quashes rumours that George Michael was slated to replace Freddie Mercury

The Queen Drummer says he wouldn’t have suited the role.

The Offspring announce their first new LP in nine years, Let The Bad Times Roll

The title track has arrived ahead of the release.

John Mayer says he “almost cried five times” watching Britney Spears documentary

He says the film put into perspective the privilege he has as a famous male musician.

Dinosaur Jr. announce new album Sweep It Into Space, co-produced by Kurt Vile

Listen to I Ran Away, the album's lead single now.

Angus Young reveals he came up with Highway To Hell while sitting on the toilet

The guitarist laid the lyrical golden egg while “sitting on the throne more or less”.

Brexit: The perfect storm for UK guitar buyers?

Andertons, PRS and more react to the first weeks of trading.

“I’m interested in making a little world out of each song”: Wild Pink on channelling great songwriters on A Billion Little Lights

John Ross on why the New York indie-rockers have brought layers of sound and all manner of stringed instruments to the band’s new LP.

The Money Shot: Watch a close encounter with one of the first 100 Les Pauls ever made

We check out this golden wonder from 1952 in the latest instalment of The Money Shot.

The Big Listen: Mogwai – As The Love Continues

Stuart Braithwaite finds his voice on the cinematic post-rockers’ 10th album, with the Glaswegians still sounding fresh 25 years on from their first release.

The Big Review: Fender American Professional II Telecaster Deluxe

An instrument from a controversial period in Fender’s history gets a modern-day makeover – and we can’t get enough of it.

The Genius Of… Murder Ballads by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

With its terrifying stories of murder, vengeance and grotesque brutality, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds’ ninth album is tough going. Yet, 25 years ago, it became a million-selling commercial success thanks in part to an appearance from the princess of pop. 

The March 2021 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now!

Inside this issue: Foo Fighters celebrate their 10th record, two vintage Fender collectors show us their technicoloured candy store, and Epiphone collaborate with the Gibson Custom Shop on the most holy of grails, the 1959 Les Paul Standard.

Brexit: The perfect storm for UK guitar buyers?

Andertons, PRS and more react to the first weeks of trading.

New attachment helps one-handed musicians play guitar

Armstrum works via a two-pedal system.

Froggy Bottom Guitars: “Our entire methodology is created around the concept of flexibility”

Nestled amid the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont, Froggy Bottom Guitars crafts fine acoustic instruments using centuries-old woodworking techniques.

Brexit: The perfect storm for UK guitar buyers?

Andertons, PRS and more react to the first weeks of trading.

Brexit: The perfect storm for UK guitar buyers?

Andertons, PRS and more react to the first weeks of trading.

Oneonta Guitar releases Stanley Clarke’s Spellcaster Bass

The bass bears some familiar specifications.

Rickenbacker is back with the limited-edition 480XC and 4005XC

Announced in celebration of the brand's 90th anniversary this year.

You can now demo 150 pedals online for free with Thomann’s Stompenberg FX

Try out pedals from Boss, Walrus Audio, TC Electronic and more via your computer.

Chase Bliss, Zvex, Walrus and Way Huge announce exclusive pedals for Reverb’s The Pedal Movie

The Pedal Movie is due out “March or early April” 2021.

Mateus Asato teams with Jackson Audio for the Asabi Overdrive/Distortion

Featuring eight clipping options, a Baxandall-style EQ and more.

Why AmpliTube 5 is even better than the priceless gear collection in your head

The latest version of IK Multimedia’s amp simulation software is a complete performance rig and recording studio in one uniquely powerful package

Amp FAQ: Fender black-panel Bassman refurb

Rift Amps head honcho Chris Fantana gives a neglected classic some much-needed love.

Hughes & Kettner announces new AmpMan series of pedalboard amplifiers

Featuring the brand’s proprietary Spirit Tone Generator tech.